This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Pathogens, researchers from Germany, Israel, and the US present findings from a transcriptional and translational study of human cytomegalovirus interactions with host cells. Using human foreskin fibroblast cells infected with human cytomegalovirus, the team did RNA sequencing and sequencing-based ribosome profiling on samples taken over time for up to 72 hours.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.